Love those who hurt you the most, because they are probably the ones closest to you. They, too, are on a path, and just like you they are learning to walk before they can fly. Imagine of everybody you hurt in life turned their backs on you? You would be playing a hell of a lot of solitaire. Love them no matter what.— Nikki Sixx
The most uplifting Nikki Sixx quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you
The trouble with asking questions is you sometimes get answers you don't wanna hear.
When You've lost it all....thats when you realize that Life is Beautiful.
Rock and Roll's got to be like Jack Daniels. You've got to feel it burn.
Addiction - When you can give up something any time, as long as it's next Tuesday.
I've got so many mountains to climb and goals to conquer.
I've got so many scars I want to leave on the planet. I just feel like I'm not there yet. I feel like I am just getting started.
Perfection is unattainable, so I like to live in imperfection.
There is nothing like a trail of blood to find your way back home.
When you've lost it all, that's when you finally realize that life is beautiful.
I don't fear death; I welcome it with open arms and a smirk. But until that wondrous day, I will continue to savor and celebrate all those who have graduated before me.
Ozzy Osbourne and Motley Crue in New Orleans on Mardi Gras = bad idea!
I just think if I can go from being a homeless kid with a dream of being in the biggest band in the world and making that happen, I can do a lot of other cool stuff, too.
Alcohol, acid, cocaine... they were just affairs. When I met heroin it was true love.
Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses, who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming, they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old.
Darkness can be funny. It can be quirky. There are different ways that that stuff comes out as a creative person. But the actual conflicted, twisted, decaying, rotting soul? That's not me. No more.
I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult.
I still have a problem with authority, I'm trying to listen!
Raw and honest is what I go for [in my style of shooting].
I am looking for your inner beauty. The outside tells a story... But together is raw honesty.
When you've tasted excess, everything else tastes bland.
I am the outcast come home to roost and the eggs of tomorrow are incubating in my fame. You hate me, you love me, you made me, and now I am in you. I am like that disease brewing in your loins and I think you like it.
You want to love unconditionally everything you do, or don't do it.
In life, when the baggage gets too heavy, you have to put it down.
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying says that death is the graduation ceremony, while living is just a long course in learning and preparing for the next journey. If we acknowledge death as the beginning, then how can we fear it?
Overconfidence comes from fear and doubt, and you boast an ego when you're feeling less than.
There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music.
Creativity is not linear, just like the earth is not flat.
...If you keep going long enough you will always get back to where you started from. That is when you have lived a full life. That is the artist's path.
You might as well learn about sex from Motley Crue than your parents because it's a lot more interesting.
I feel my spot is somewhere between a bass player and a rhythm guitar player.
I play with a pick. I play very aggressively. I always have a distortion pedal in line, and I play less melodies and do more stuff against the guitars that create melodies.
I forgive my mom for being a psycho and my dad for being a loser.
We were telling everybody we weren't getting back together when we were in the studio actually recording. We wanted to try it on, to see how it would fit.
I was so happy every morning when I woke up that I was pissing smiley faces.
People want to see the car crash instead of the race.
But, when you're the one in the car that's crashing, it's not much fun. I'm enjoying the race.
There is something about spending Christmas alone, naked, sitting by the Christmas tree gripping a shotgun, that lets you know your life is spinning dangerously outta control.
There's really only one true path to recovery that's using the 12 step program and finding a belief in something greater than yourself (spirituality).
Everybody needs some real rock in their lives.
..whether it's bands like ourselves, Aerosmith or Stones...or new bands like Five Finger Death Punch, Avenged Sevenfold...it's out there.
President George Washington used to wear a wig and make-up.
I mean, c'mon, if he could do it, I can do it.
What's the best angle to cut someone's throat? Well, usually from behind.
That's usually how it works.
How lucky can one guy get? I was a runaway, and then I was in one of the biggest bands in the world. I've sold out every arena. I've sold millions and millions of records.
A lot can happen [because of the dysfunctional family].
People don't look at that. They think, "Oh, my kids are going to be fine. My kids are resilient." But at a certain point, the damage starts. They start to feel pain - and when they feel bad, they start to take painkillers. We want to kill the pain.
Formats are going to change because this is what the people want. It's not what the labels want.
The industry is a menace to artists.
Motley Crue, collectively and individually, have done things on our own terms.
If you were on the phone with me and Tommy right now, we would probably forget you were there, we'd just be cracking jokes. It's like Beavis and Butthead.
I keep interested and I keep my eyes wide open.
..I try to read as much as possible...try to go to places that are off the beaten path...and I love to listen in on other peoples conversations...all the things that are floating around out there and I regurgitate it with my perspective...lyrically and musically.
I've got my fingers in many pies and I'm very excited about creating stuff and watching it blossom and bloom and harvest it and get on with the next thing.
At birth we are very much like a new hard drive - no viruses, no bad information, no crap that's been downloaded into it yet. It's what we feed into that hard drive that starts the corruption of the files.
You grow, learn, and the more I can sit in silence and be comfortable with myself, the more I can make noise, as ironic and Zen Buddhist and satanic as it sounds!
If your album sells, that's cool, more people find out about you, more people get turned on to what we're really about-which is a live rock and roll band.
In the end, the whole Internet thing kills me, because you can use it as a positive thing or you can read into all the negativity. And I think you've gotta put out positive energy, put out cool viral stuff, and then just stay out of people's opinions.
A song has to be hummable and memorable at it simplest form, and that's what bass does for me. I feel like the glue to everything.
Life can be cruel. It´s been my struggle, my personal battle, my obsession to make people see that different isn´t always bad.
I remember opening up my first vinyl and seeing the incredible artwork it had.
There's nothing like it. You also get that true gritty sound on vinyl that really makes a rock record sound great, which CDs can never achieve.